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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. An Engineered Nanoimmunotherapy for Melanoma

    SBC: ImmunoBlue, LLC            Topic: NCI

    PROJECT SUMMARY Melanoma is one of the most prevalent cancers and is estimated to account for overdeaths inin the United States aloneAlthough highly curable when detected earlytheyear survival rates decline precipitously for patients with regionaland metastaticmelanoma indicating a lack of efficacy of conventional therapiesand a strong need for novel therapies for this patient populationIn respons ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Building an evidentiary case for circulating GHBP as a biomarker for drug-associated stunting of growth

    SBC: ReveraGen BioPharma, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    There is increasing interest in the use of biomarkers in clinical drug developmentwith much of thest Century Cures Act focused on encouraging this approachIdeallybiomarkers could provide and acute and objective read out of drug mechanism of actionpharmacodynamic biomarkersor prediction of later clinical benefit or harmsurrogate outcome measureHoweververy few biomarkers have been validated for rout ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Glycoengineering a bioconjugate vaccine against Klebsiella pneumoniae

    SBC: VaxNewMO            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Klebsiella pneumoniae is an increasingly prevalent drug resistant nosocomial pathogenCommonlyKpneumoniae isolates are carbapenem resistantwhich are referred to as carbapenem resistant EnterobacteriaceaeCREand present significantly less therapeutic intervention optionsFurthermorecommunity acquired infections associated with hypervirulent isolates of Kpneumoniae have emerged that are ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Noninvasive placement and activation of deep-brain stimulating magnetic particles for reduction of drug-seeking behaviors

    SBC: Weinberg Medical Physics, Inc.            Topic: NIDA

    Abstract Deep brain stimulationDBSwith implantable electrodes has been used for reduction of ethanol abuse and drug seeking behaviors in EuropeThe use of such deep brain stimulation procedures has been problematic because of concerns about invasiveness of the procedureApplicant has developed a new noninvasive method of transporting magnetic particles directly to target sites within the brainWe pro ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Immuno-CometChip for Human Skin Basal Cell Genotoxicity Testing

    SBC: Amelia Technologies LLC            Topic: NIEHS

    Project SummaryAbstractThe objective of this STTR Phase II proposal is to utilize our proof of concept results to develop and market an easy to use standardized platform to quantify genotoxicity specifically in basal cell skinkeratinocytes from organotypic culturesEpidermTMMatTekin response to commonly used chemicalagentsThe product is an automated high throughput Immuno CometChip assay that simul ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Preclinical Development of 2nd Generation HIV Maturation Inhibitors

    SBC: DFH Pharma, Inc            Topic: 400

    Project SummaryDespite advances in the development of HIV drugs there remains a need for new therapiesToxicities associated with long term use of many of the approved HIV drugs coupled with the development of resistance drives the need for new and novel antiviralsMaturation inhibitorsMIsrepresent one such class of HIV therapiesHIV maturation inhibitors block virus replication by disrupting the con ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Development of Fibrin-Specific Nuclear Probe to Reduce LVAD Adverse Events

    SBC: CAPELLA IMAGING, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Despite the myriad major advances in cardiologythe prognosis for patients with severemedically refractive heart failureHFis exceedingly poorApproximatelydeaths occur annually in patients with HF who have endured an impaired quality of life often accompanied by significant economic and personal losses due to recurrent hospitalizationsAt leastof these deaths were directly related to severe heart fai ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. ErythroMer: Nanoscale Bio-Synthetic Red Cell Substitute

    SBC: Kalocyte Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    PROJECT SUMMARY There is need for an artificial oxygenOcarrier to substitute for banked blood in settings wherestored blood is unavailablepre hospital care transportaustere environmentsundeveloped countriesorundesirabletransfusion risk exceeds benefitTo address this needwe developedErythroMerEMa first inclass nano cyte blood substituteEM is a deformablecross linked polymeric nanoparticle that inco ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. An unique patient population for clinical trials against noise-induced hearing loss

    SBC: GATEWAY BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: Y

    AbstractNoise is the number one occupational and environmental hazardand noiseinduced hearing lossNIHLis one common form of sensorineural hearing deficitonly second to age related hearing lossCurrently no drug preventing NIHL is approved by the United States Food and Drug AdministrationFDAOne major challenge for the introduction of such interventions is the need to identify appropriate human popul ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Smart Sensor Bandage for Ulcer Monitoring

    SBC: STOECKER MD, WILLIAM V            Topic: 600

    AbstractSmart Sensor Bandage for Ulcer Monitoring Non healing pressure ulcers result in approximately $billion in additional treatments each year in the United Statesraising in hospital mortality by nearly threefold and lengthening hospital stay by more than double when ulcers are presentThis burden is particularly pronounced in assisted living facilities where occurrence is high and skilled nursi ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services

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